Deadly religion

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A deadly religion is any religion which reliably convinces its believers to take actions fatal to themselves or others.

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Suicidal Groups

  • 1978-11-18: Peoples Temple, Jonestown, Guyana; Rev. Jim Jones
  • 1997-03-26: Heaven's Gate, Rancho Santa Fe, California (believed that a spaceship carrying Jesus Christ was hiding behind Comet Hale-Bopp, and would give them a ride to "the Next Level" if they "abandoned their Earthly bodies"... or something like that)

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